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>> now on newscenter 5's "eyeopener." doug: breaking overnight a bomb threat aboard an air france flight. the emergency landingand the passengers being questioned right now. sera: a showdown in new hampshire democratic candidates take the debate stage for the third time. sparks flying as one presidential contender publicly apologizes. danielle: another chilly day for but the pattern changes this holiday week. when the rain moves in. sera: new england patriots titans at gillette today. the big question for everyone is will brady play? >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning! this is newscenter 5's "eyeopener." sera: good sunday morning, everyone. i'm sera congi. antoinette is off today. doug: and i'm doug meehan.
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happy to be joining the "eyeopener" team again. they didn't kick me out after yesterday so i'm back for one more. sera: no way. we are so glad to have you here, doug. welcome to the weekend "eyeopener." let's check in with danielle vollmar who is going to talk about-- i cannot believe that this is christmas week with the temperatures that you're forecasting. danielle: sera and doug, good morning. even though this weekend has been a shot of real winter-like temperatures. as we head towards this week it's all about to change. we're turning milder and getting into a wet pattern. as for what's happening right now though, if you're stepping outside the door, grab ra coat. it is 29 degrees in worcester. 28 in concord. 34 boston. and 36 on the vineyard. now you've got to factor in those winds, and they're out of the west at about 10-16 miles an hour sustained. still at this hour. it's making it feel more like the 20's and teens in some locations. now as we go through the afternoon, these winds will back down just a touch and because of
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it did yesterday. however, these are your wind chill values in boston. still feeling like the low 30's throughout the day. we had a couple of flurries ongoing this morning around cape ann as well as provincetown. now we're starting to see high pressure build in, which means we're going to see a lot of sunshine, but you see this warm front, area of low pressure out to the west, this is our next big rain-maker. we'll talk about when the rain doug. doug: danielle, thank you. a bomb scare has forced an air france flight headed to paris to land in kenya. the pilots aboard flight 463 requested the emergency landing after a suspicious device was found in the plane's bathroom. the plane had taken off from an sera: it did land safely in mombasa, and everyone was evacuated. a kenyan official says six passengers are being questioned right now. also breaking news overnight in hull-- flames tear through two neighboring homes on bay street. firefighters from several
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flames. everyone inside did manage to make it out safely. as you can see the damage is extensive. doug: we are learning more this morning about a deadly shooting in roxbury. police have identified the victim as a teenager. 17-year-old d'andre king-settles died after being shot on annunciation road on friday. the shooting took place around 4:00 p.m. anyone with information is asked to contact the boston police. sera: the search will resume later this morning for this missing rockport woman. 56-year-old susan nilsson was last seen early saturday morning. police say they found her belongings on the dock and in the water near gloucester marine the coast guard searched by air and sea yesterday. it is believed she may be walking near the gloucester marine railways on rocky neck. doug: three people recovering this morning after being seriously hurt in this head-on crash in saugus. two cars collided around intersection of hamilton and seville streets. police say a 19-year-old driver initially took off from the scene.
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two passengers in his car were hurt. the driver of the second car was seriously hurt. sera: osha investigators expected today at a new hampshire auto shop where an explosion took a man's life. it happened saturday morning at sears auto shop in salem. an employee, 22-year-old justin almon, was in the process of filling a large truck tire on an industrial tire changer when it blew up. he suffered severe head injuries and later died. >> the inflation may have been a little too much, what the rim of the tire could handle. but that's pretty much all we know at this point. sera: a customer was also hurt. this morning he's being treated at a boston hospital for serious injuries. doug: a warning involving carbon monoxide for people in keene, new hampshire. liberty utilities customers are being warned about the possibility of elevated levels in their homes after an outage at a plant. that outage led to operational
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three people were taken to local hospitals with symptoms. those within a two-mile radius of main street are urged to open their windows and check on their sera: the democrats meet in their only new hampshire debate before the first-in-the-nation primary with high stakes, some direct challenges. candidates bernie sanders and hillary clinton quickly defusing their fight over stolen voter information. doug: but plenty of tough back-and-forth on foreign policy and economic issues. newscenter 5's reid lamberty was there. sanders: i apologize. reid: the night started with a mea culpa. sanders: this is not the type of campaign that we run. reid: bernie sanders acknowledged a former staffer exploited a computer glitch and stole hillary clinton's confidential voter files. clinton: i very much appreciate that comment, bernie. it really is important that we go forward. reid: with the data breach controversy quickly dispatched, the candidates segwayed to terrorism with sanders and
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change in syria. sanders: secretary clinton is too much into regime change and a little bit too aggressive without knowing what the unintended consequences might be. clinton: with all due respect, senator, you voted for regime change with respect to libya. reid: candidates also brawled over gun control, each with differing views. o'malley calling his opponents flip-floppers. sanders: let's calm down a little bit, martin. clinton: let's tell the truth, martin. reid: where they all agreed, their sharp criticism for republican frontrunner donald trump. clinton: he is becoming isis's best recruiter. o'malley: especially from someone as untried and as incompetent as donald trump. reid: political analysts saying hillary clinton focused on foreign policy tonight because of a bigger picture and an eye on the general election. but they say don't overlook bernie sanders. it's a dog fight here in new hampshire. the primary here is 50 days away. in manchester, new hampshire,
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newscenter 5. doug: g.o.p. candidates also on the campaign trail this weekend in new hampshire. new jersey governor chris christie is among them. he and his family greeted supporters in manchester and exeter yesterday. christie focused most of his attention on national security, touting himself as a tested, seasoned leader. he also pointed to his upward movement in the latest polls saying that his momentum will only continue to grow. chris christie: we have been here more than any other candidate. we have spent more time in new hampshire meeting people, recruiting volunteers, and i think you are seeing the results of that. doug: in the latest wmur-cnn poll, christie has advanced to the third spot. donald trump continues to hold a solid double-digit lead. jeb bush: i've gotta get this off my chest. donald trump is a jerk. doug: jeb bush is continuing his attacks on trump, slamming the front-runner during a town hall in contoocook. when asked if he would support trump if he's the nominee, bush said he intends to be the
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voters take their job seriously. on the trail in new hampshire today-- ohio governor john kasich and dr. ben carson. kasich will attend events in manchester, portsmouth, and rochester between today and tomorrow. carson will make five stops, including town hall meetings at keene state college and nashua community college along with a national security forum. sera: the man who loaned a gun to the boston marathon bombers will be sentenced this week. stephen silva has plead guilty to drug and gun charges. during the marathon attack trial, he told the court he gave the gun to dzhokhar tsarnaev two months before the bombings. prosecutors say the gun was later used to murder m.i.t. police officer sean collier days after the attack. doug: countdown to kick-off. tom brady remains questionable for today's game against the titans, but sportscenter 5 is hearing he will likely play. sportscenter 5 is hearing the q.b. is feeling better.
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brady was sent home early, but again all indications to this point are that brady will play today. the patriots will also add a running back to their roster this afternoon. ahead in sports, bill belichick talks about that. also for you today, it's the last weekend before christmas, and that means a parking crunch at shopping malls. sera: a lot of crunch in the stores too. what police are doing to make sure handicapped parking is being used properly. doug: opening weekend for star wars. the movie shattering records at and the one country where fans will not be seeing it anytime soon. danielle: cold today, but you can expect something very different for christmas. a quick change in the weather
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rwhat if the holidays were about people again? rand the four-letter word that defined the season was l-o-v-e, and not s-a-l-e. r that' s the world t.j.maxx, marshalls and homegoods stores live in. where there' s no need for sales
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rlet' s put more value on what really matters. r this season, bring back the holidays. rwith t.j.maxx, marshalls
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there's something out there. t it's a highly contagious disease. r it can be especially serious- even fatal to infants. p unfortunately, many people who spread it may not know they have it. it's called whooping cough. and the cdc recommends everyone, including those around babies, make sure their whooping cough vaccination is up to date. r understand the danger your new grandchild faces. r talk to your doctor or pharmacist about you and your p family getting a whooping cough vaccination today. sera: a parking crackdown right now across massachusetts. police targeting drivers who park illegally in handicapped spots. doug: the move coming on one of the busiest holiday shopping weekends. newscenter 5's juli mcdonald
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doing. juli: there are more than 150 >> can i take a look at your placard, please, real quick. are working to make sure holiday shoppers parked in handicapped spots really need to be there. officer: this one expired september 28 of 2015, so i'll grab my ticket book and put a ticket on this one. juli: they've been patrolling the mall parking lot every weekend since black friday and have handed out $200 citations to more than 130 drivers for old placards or no placards at all. drivers using someone else's handicapped placard gets slapped with a civil violation. officer: this violation is a misuse violation so it carries with it a fine that is $505 along with the parking ticket that is $200. there's also the potential loss of license. juli: sergeant mcdonough delivered one misuse citation in person. the woman was parked in a handicapped spot using her husband's placard. officer: if he's here, it's okay to be parking here; but if he's not, obviously that's an issue. >> no, he is. juli: she claimed he was in the mall with their daughter. sergeant mcdonough asked for his
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where is home? so you're not at the burlington mall. juli: robert scott has an valid placard. he told newscenter 5 it's discouraging that able-bodied drivers take a spot he really needs. robert scott: this time of year parking is so tough they'll just grab any spot they can. they could care less about somebody that needs it. they're selfish. juli: sergeant mcdonough says they don't anticipate this problem going away even as the holiday shopping season winds down. they conducted this same patrol in march, actually issued even more citations during a random spring weekend. he said on the bright side though, they have noticed a decline in thefts and shoplifting, other crimes, and they attribute that to their increased police presence. in burlington, juli mcdonald, wcvb, newscenter 5. >> now your storm team 5 forecast with meterologist danielle vollmar. doug: you see the snow sticks in the parking lot there around some of the medians, and the trucks ready to go with their
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for a whilement. sera: we won't get a white christmas for those of us who want one. danielle: we felt like winter this weekend but that will change. we could be near record highs by christmas eve. our overnight low was 27 in worcester and 31 in boston. we haven't been this cold since december 1. our average low temperature this time of year should be around 27 so we are still even above that. so we're in for a cold and sunny sunday, but a mild holiday week much-needed rain. you saw that camera shot behind shaking just a bit because we have air temperatures right now in the 30's and 20's. but you factor in those winds and they're still gusting at 28 miles an hour now on nantucket, sustained at about 10-15. it makes it feel even colder outside so it feels more like 20 in worcester, like 19 in portsmouth, and like 26 degrees in boston.
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warm up into the upper 30's, low 40's, depending on where you live. the winds will back down as we head through the afternoon. that should make you feel a little better outside than yesterday. and also we're going to see a lot more sunshine today, thanks to high pressure. then tonight temperatures drop back into the 20's and 30's. notice the winds start to shift to the south and west. this is going to be a warming wind. it's also going to bring in some clouds out ahead of our next frontal system which is this warm front you see here. today high pressure is in control. that's why we're seeing sunshine and dry conditions. we're going to watch this warm front and this area of low pressure as it brings in clouds, warmer temperatures, and windy conditions for your monday. you will notice that when you step outside the door. southwest winds will be anywhere sustained. gusts over 30. there is even a wind advisory issued for parts of southeastern mass. upper 40's for highs in worcester.
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the south shore and even parts of the north shore. so a big difference one day will make. it's all due to this warm front. this warm front lifts through our region on monday afternoon, bringing in mild air, breezy conditions, and it looks like the shower chances should go up to northern new england. we may stay dry. although there could be one or two hit-or-miss showers. best chance for the rain though is going to hold off until tuesday from this cold front. and then everybody has a chance tuesday afternoon and evening of seeing some much-needed rain. i mean we really do need the rain. we're down over ten inches for the year now in boston. the other thing that is going to happen is these temperatures continue to bump on up. in fact, as we work our way towards christmas eve, which is dhurs thurs, we're going to be contending with near record highs if not above. in fact, my forecast right now is going above the record. 61 degrees in my forecast in worcester. 63 in boston. the record is 61 in boston and
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so it will be very warm for christmas eve with some showers around. it is dry for christmas day and still pretty warm with temperatures in the mid 50's. doug and sera. sera: danielle, thank you. the time now is 8:18. more stories happening right now. doug: police are investigating hurst, texas. this was the aftermath of a fuel truck explosion. burning fuel ran down both sides of the highway saturday and into the median. the highway closed for hours. the driver was killed. the fuel truck was the only vehicle involved in the crash. a hotel was evacuated for a time. sera: the f.b.i. is investigating a major security breach at computer company, juniper networks. the u.s. defense department, justice department, treasury, and several big companies rely on juniper networks' products. classified information could be the breach is believed to be the
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involved. doug: the new star wars movie is heading for a box office record. "the force awakens" already took in a record-breaking $120.5 million for opening day on friday and $250 million globally. that number blasted the previous record held by the final harry potter movie. the film is playing in over 4,000 theaters in the u.s., the widest december release ever. disney projects the movie will rake in around $220 million for the weekend. star wars fans in china will now have to wait until next month to see "the force awakens." the reason is unclear, but hold the release date until 2016. some have speculated the nation may have already filled their foreign film quota for the year, pushing the star wars release into next year. the film hits chinese theaters january 9. >> now sportscenter 5 with bob halloran. bob: well, there's snow white christmas for us here in new
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tom brady who was sneezy, sleepy, grumpy, and maybe dopey on friday is happy today. and so is never bashful rob gronkowski. both guys will play against the titans. julian edelman-- still needing to confer with a doc-- will miss his fifth straight game. santa is not is only one with a lot of sacks this year. the patriots have 42. that is second behind denver. their 42 sacks three fewer than the bills and dolphins combined. it puts the patriots on the pace for 52 which would be more than any other bill belichick team in the entire history of bill belichick. here's bill belichick. coach: honestly, i don't even pay that much attention to them. i'm happy when they hit the quarterback. i'm happy when we tackle him. don't get me wrong. that's all part of it, you know. when we score a touchdown,that's great. and the guy who scored it. that's great. but there are a lot of other components that lead to that as well. i don't think you want to
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bob: we'll have highlights and reaction and further analysis on sportscenter 5 o.t. sera: still ahead this morning. local police are paying it doug: their special gift for a victim to a theft and what she plans to do now. sera: don't forget. newscenter 5 starts an hour earlier now on sunday evenings. get the latest breaking news and your storm team 5 forecast starting at 5:00. doug: taking a look outside right now. it kind of looks like december. the sun. the snow. it's a little chilly to start. if you're headed down to the patriots game, bundle up. it's only in the 30's really. if you're tailgating and whatnot sera: if you're not used to it, december has been good to us. doug: danielle will expla what makes this simple salad the best simple salad ever? heart healthy california walnuts. t the best simple veggie dish ever? t heart healthy
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danielle: welcome back. i'm meteorologist danielle vollmar. well, you can see that the pats are playing the titans today at 1:00 p.m. if you're headed down to gillette, make sure you bundle up. 39 degrees. it will feel more like the low 0ings due to those winds throughout the game. this month though has been a very warm month. we're running about 10 degrees above normal. we have been spoiled. even though today we're still above norming at 42 degrees, the temperature trend is on the way up through the week. in fact, as we head through the week, we could be flirting if not above record high temperatures.
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doug: danielle, thank you very much. unbelievable really. paying it forward this holiday season after a bike is stolen from a young rhode island girl. sera: police are now trying to make sure she has a christmas to remember. 10-year-old mayra feliz says she chased a teenage boy down the street after she saw him taking her bike. when police came to write up the report, they realized it would be nearly impossible to track the thief down. so instead they pooled their money together and bought mayra a brand-new bicycle. mayra: i never had nobody do that to me. and this is my first time having somebody spend their money for me. that was very awesome. if i would do that for somebody and see the smile on their face, i would think i'm proud of myself. sera: mayra now plans to find a way to pay it forward to someone else. doug: that's spiffy, too. cool purple seat. bad while wheels. that's nice. sera: she chased after the guy, too. she's great.
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doug: coming up on the "eyeopener" this morning, high school. sera: we'll introduce you to a student who is not letting an unstable home life hold her back from succeeding. and animal cruelty charges on the south coast. what police found when they went to a home in new bedford. and a live look now over worcester. the sun is up. a lot of runners out there on this chilly, chilly morning. danielle has the forecast for today and your christmas forecast as well. stay with us. >> this is an editorial by wcvb-tv channel 5 president and general manager bill fine. bill fine: in just the few weeks since governor baker's pledge of much better service on the mbta, substantial problems are piling up. commuter trains are overcrowded with more limited seats than contracted for; a runaway train barreled down the red line; also, what looms as a mistake in our mind, the elimination of late night "t" service; and on top of all those issues, some expansion plans are being scrapped, changed, or
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altogether. even a lack of snow can't help stem the tide of bad news. all of this indicates commuters are unlikely to see a well oiled, much-improved operation in the months ahead. we remain hopeful; but as we have said before, hope is not a strategy. the governor may take a hit on "t" issues, but he deserves more cooperation from the legislature and the medical community on his plans to deal with the opioid crisis. a public service campaign begun last summer has substantially increased awareness of the staggering extent of the problem, but the surge of abuse has not diminished. baker's plan to limit initial prescriptions of opioids to just a 72-hour supply for new patients is one of many ideas worthy of discussion. the initial reaction of lawmakers and doctors was unfavorable to that drastic step. but surely there is a middle ground between 72 hours and the frequent over-prescription of 30 to 90 days' worth of pills-- medication that often goes unused and is a potential source
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>> now on newscenter 5's "eyeopener." danielle: cold today but we
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records this week. which day will be the warmest and when we could see some more rain. sera: a new bedford man under arrest accused of animal hoarding. what led police to the suspect, and the filth they found when they arrived at this home. doug: this man arrested for robbing a brewster grocery store may be a repeat offender. his possible ties to multiple armed robberies under investigation right now. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning! this is newscenter 5's "eyeopener." sera: hello, everyone. good morning. i'm sera congi in for antoinette doug: and i'm doug meehan along with danielle vollmar. weekend. sera: welcome to the weekend "eyeopener" and wcvb. doug: thank you. from the house to the car. sera: so far so good. coming. you won't need your jacket come later on this week. when temperatures start to
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for the holiday week. christmas is close by. it's not going to feel like it although this morning it is feeling like the holiday season. temperatures are starting in the 30's and 20's across the region. 33 in taunton. 31 in bedford. 29 right now in worcester. as we go through the next 12 hours in worcester, high temperatures only climbing into the upper 30's today. we will see a lot of sunshine though. and those winds are pretty gusty right now but they are going to back down as we head through the afternoon. that is creating a bit of a wind chill though. you can see wind gusts in excess of about 28 miles an hour now on nantucket. and they are out of the west-northwest. as you look at satellite and radar, earlier today we had a couple of snow flurries around parts of the area. but now we're seeing high pressure taking over, meaning a lot of sunshine today. and then we watch this warm front and this area of low pressure you see here. this is going to bring in rain chances as we work our way through the upcoming week.
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you and also talk about when we could see near record high temperatures in the seven-day forecast. doug and sera. doug: thank you, dab jell. breaking news off the top this morning. an air france flight is forced to make an emergency landing due to a bomb scare. sera: the pilots aboard flight 463 requested the emergency landing after a suspicious device was found in the plane's bathroom. the plane had taken off from an island in the indian ocean. it did land safely in mombasa, and everyone was evacuated. a kenyan official says six passengers are being questioned right now. more breaking news. the u.s. embassy is warning of a potential mall terror attack in tunisia. american citizens in the country are being warned to avoid a major shopping mall in the capital tunis. the city was already under a state of emergency following a suicide bomb attack on a bus last month. that followed an attack on a tunis museum and a beach hotel targeting foreign tourists. doug: breaking news in hull. flames tear through two neighboring homes on bay street.
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flames. everyone inside did manage to make it out safely. as you can see the damage is extensive. doug: also happening right now. police are investigating this head-on crash in saugus. three people were hurt. police say one of the drivers, a teen, initially took off but was later found. sera: the search continues this morning for this missing rockport woman. 56-year-old susan nilsson was last seen early saturday morning. police say they found her belongings on the dock and in the water near gloucester marine railways. doug: boston police say a teenager was the victim in a deadly shooting friday in roxbury. 17-year-old d'andre king-settles died after being shot on annunciation road on friday. anyone with information is asked to contact the boston police. a boston public school student is facing charges after police say he brought a replica gun to class. police arrested the teenager on friday after recovering this fake gun from a toilet tank in a bathroom. they say several students reported seeing the suspect with
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been released, is facing several charges. sera: the suspect arrested in an armed robbery in brewster now being eyed in more than a dozen armed robberies in several states. last week for the crime at brewster farms country market. "the globe" reports police later learned the f.b.i. was searching for a serial robber who fit his description and technique. right now, he's being held without bail and will be back in court tomorrow for a dangerousness hearing. two years after this fire at haverhill building, investigators say they do not know the cause. people running into the street in the middle of the night. arson and improper disposal of smoking materials has not been fuled out. sera: a disturbing discovery at a new bedford home leads to animal cruelty charges. skeletal remains on the property. police also removing malnourished dogs and cats from the home. our frank holland has the story
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frank: 43-year-old danny santos arrested and charged with nine counts of animal cruelty. neighbor: i really am surprised that something like that happened. frank: new bedford police inside of his home on green street. two dead cats along with several malnourished dogs were found inside, and police say feces was all over. neighbor: that's disturbing. it's awful to know that these animals that have absolutely no way of literally supporting themselves, that people are just-- they could care less. frank: behind this chain link fence police say they found the remains of seven dead chickens and three dead rabbits. eight living animals-- seven dogs and one cat-- also removed from the home. police came to the house around 3:00 on saturday morning while investigating an unrelated hit-and-run. when police approached the home, they heard dogs barking and saw what was apparently a house of squalor. neighbor: as far as i'm concerned, it never was a problem with too many animals. frank: next door neighbor teddy morse-ramos describes santos as a long-time friend.
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animals, pets. frank: morse-ramos saw the animals in cages but never witnessed the type of abuse his neighbor is now accused of. teddy: i can't believe that. he always seemed like a nice, sensible guy, a warm-hearted guy. frank: police say this is an ongoing investigation; and depending on what they find inside of that house, the person arrested could face additional charges. here in new bedford, frank holland, wcvb, newscenter 5. doug: new this morning. dean college will eliminate its campus police force. the franklin school will start contracting public safety duties with the agency that handles security for the new england patriots. in response, "the sun chronicle" reports police have filed a complaint with the federal government. the officers contend the college fired them after they informed the school they were forming a union. has once again set an annual record for fundraising. the first-term mayor has raised $1.75 million so far this year.
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new record for annual campaign donations for an incumbent mayor and tops the $1.6 million he took in last year. the mayor will not face governor baker has launched a $30 million residential solar loan program. it will help continue the expansion of the renewable power source in massachusetts. the governor expects the program to deliver approximately $100 million in savings for residents who take advantage of it. casino slated for everett is alcohol. by law, last call is 1:00 a.m. robert desalvio, president of wynn everett, says that issue is under discussion. desalvio: there are communities that may not want it for neighborhood bars and those kinds of things; but you think about the way that the greater boston area is changing-- international tourism, people expect to be out later-- so i think there should be some consideration given. but i think this will be through an effort by the legislature and then ultimately in our case at the local level in the city of
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part of that fight. desalvio: we'll be a part of that discussion, absolutely. doug: catch "on the record" this morning at 11:00 right here on channel 5 followed by "matter of fact" with fernando espuelas. this week's guest is democratic caucus chair xavier beccera. still ahead, a bizarre appearance from a troubled former c.e.o. sera: the latest misstep by the man now called the most hated in america. doug: she's a young woman who's had a difficult home life. but that's not keeping her from being a success at school. you'll meet this week's a-plus just ahead on the eyeopener. danielle: winter makes an appearance today but it's not sticking around for long.
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doug: welcome back. a massive amount of cocaine shipped from massachusetts is seized by authorities in new york city. police and federal agents made the bust in the bronx last week. you see it here-- 136 pounds of cocaine pressed in brick-shaped packages marked with brand names. the drugs seized are worth an estimated $3 million. two men from puerto rico were arrested. they are believed to be part of a major drug trafficking network. sera: a bizarre appearance from the man some are calling the most hated in america. martin shkreli appeared on a youtube livestream friday, less than 24 hours after he was bailed out of jail for $5 million. the 32-year-old resigned as c.e.o. of turing pharmaceuticals, the company that blew up the price of a life-saving drug 5,000 percent. he was arrested thursday on fraud charges, unrelated to the pharmacy. but he didn't seem fazed during his livestream. he talked on the phone, strummed his guitar, and played internet games. >> i can't really talk about
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anything like that. i can't answer any questions about that whatsoever. sera: shkreli has pleaded not guilty to frauding investors in a new company he tried to launch. he says the accusations are baseless. doug: a big move for a waltham-based bio-pharmaceutical company. tesaro incorporated was added to the nasdaq biotechnology index. that's effective when the market opens tomorrow morning. the index is designed to track performance including average daily trading volume. >> now your storm team 5 forecast with meterologist danielle vollmar. danielle: well, today i'm going for a high temperature of 38 degrees in worcester and 42 in boston. but by tomorrow, we'll be in the upper 40's in worcester and low 50's in boston. so temperatures on the way up. and that trend continues not only for tomorrow but also into tuesday and even into wednesday. for christmas eve and christmas day as well. we should be running around 40
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will take it. looking over the city right now, a gorgeous shot. we do have some clouds out there but a lot of sunshine as high weather. 34 degrees currently with a wind out of the west-northwest at 10, you can see that camera shaking just a touch. it makes it feel more like 26 degrees. that's that wind chill value, what you want to dress for, for today. now the winds are going to back down through the afternoon. we're also going to see the skies clear out. we'll say full sunshine later today. upper 30's for highs through the merrimack valleyment mid 30's in worcester. low 40's in and around boston, the cape and the islands. and again we're looking at a lot of sunshine. for tonight, clouds increasing. temperatures still in the 20's in the merrimack valley as well as the worcester hills. low 30's in boston and mid 30's along the cape and the islands. but then through the day tomorrow, we are going to warm up. high pressure dominates our
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so that is why we're seeing lots of sunshine. also why those winds will begin to back down. here comes this warm front, this area of low pressure you see. it's going to bring in some clouds, some warmer air and also some breezy or even windy conditions tomorrow. those winds will be blowing out of the south and west at about 10 to 20 miles an hour, gusts over 30. we may even have to issue a wind advisory come tomorrow for southeastern mass. but it's also a warming wind so if you like the warmer air, it's headed in. upper 40's in worcester. low to mid 50's in boston and points south and east. cast. that warm front also going to bring in a lot more clouds especially through the afternoon. maybe one or two showers, although i think most of them stay well up north in northern new england. but it's a windy, mild day. then we watch this system as this cold front comes through on tuesday. it's a cloudy day tuesday.
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widespread shower activity comes tuesday afternoon into the evening, and then we're going to watch another system come in on wednesday bringing more chances for rain. so rain chances on the way up especially wednesday and thursday. of course that's into the christmas eve holiday. the next seven days looking like this. 52 on monday. 55 degrees on tuesday. that rain again on wednesday. let me break this down for you. that rain is coming from a warm front wednesday night into thursday. so that's why we're bringing in really warm air for the day of thursday which is is christmas eve. an additional rain chances from that cold front which will cool temperatures back on christmas day into the mid 50's. that's still warm but we could be at record warmth on christmas evement doug and sera. sera: thank you, danielle. doug: more stories happening right now. a los angeles police officer fatally shoots a suspect inside an e.r. when the man reached for his gun. the suspect was being treated after a vicious attack on two
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tried to subdue the man with a stun gun, but it did not work. searching for the suspect in a mall shooting. investigators say the violence followed a dispute between a group of young men. a 19-year-old was hurt. the gunfire sent holiday shoppers running to safety. doug: the first family is waking up in hawaii this morning. president barack obama, first lady michelle, and daughters malia and sasha started their holiday vacation saturday. shortly after arriving, the president hit the golf course. the family will spend two weeks in the president's home state. a-plus takes us to leicester high school and a young woman who lost her mom at age of six and moved from family member to family member. sera: but she isn't letting an unstable home life hold her back from succeeding. the eyeopener's antoinette antonio introduces us to molly murphy. molly: childhood is the period of life that is most taken antoinette: molly murphy had to grow up quickly-- my mother's soul departed my life.
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to cervical cancer. molly: accepting death at the age of six is not an easy task. antoinette: she describes the life-altering moment in her college essay; but before heading off to school next year, she's had to deal with life's challenges-- and not just those of any teenager-- removing herself from an unstable home when she was only in the eighth grade. molly: i felt very lost and alone, so i stayed with my friend brittany. her parents just let me stay there every night because they knew my situation and they didn't want a 14-year-old in that situation. mom: i didn't even ask him. it was just like i knew what was happening after a while. brittany: it was just a sleepover. dad: the longest sleepover ever. antoinette: as she found a new home with the belanger family, who are now her legal guardians, she continued to excel in school. molly: the only thing that i had really control of is how i did in school. antoinette: a senior at leicester high school, molly ranks 14th in her class.
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society, the class president, and consistently making honor roll, never letting life's obstacles get in the way of her success. kathy warnken: she did it without drawing attention to herself. as a matter of fact, i think most teachers here probably don't know her story. antoinette: that is one of many reasons molly murphy of leicester high school deserves this a plus. antoinette antonio, wcvb, newscenter 5. doug: way to go, molly. molly is hoping to get into syracuse university where she wants to major in social work so she can help kids like herself. do you know an exceptional student worthy of an a-plus? submit a nomination right now at wcvb.com. just click "as seen on." sera: she's inspiring. doug: to a lot of people, yes. getting into boston-area museums can be costly. sera: but in this morning's "chronicle," ted reinstein shows us how to avoid paying that admission fee. his tips are coming up next. doug: don't forget. newscenter 5 starts an hour earlier now on sunday evenings.
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your storm team 5 forecast starting at 5:00. a live look outside on the back bay over a chilly charles. not frozen so that's a plus. sera: a little windy, the camera there shaking a little bit for that wind. layer up today if you're heading to gillette stadium.
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danielle: welcome back. i'm meteorologist danielle vollmar. local live radar not picking up anything but temperaturewise we're in the 20's and 30's this morning. wind chill values in the teens and 20's. we're waiting for some snow. haven't seen anything yet. on average to date we should be around six inches. last year we had over eight inches in worcester and just about three inches in boston. and unfortunately it does not look like a white christmas this year. we usually have between about a 25% chance and a 40% chance of seeing it in boston. what we're seeing this year for the christmas holiday is maybe some rain and mild temperatures. we could be near record highs on christmas eve, in the 60's. if we do hit 63, we would break the record. on christmas day, it will be cooler but still pretty balmy temperatures in the 60's. enjoy it. doug. doug: santa will arrive and go, hot here. holiday-themed exercise this weekend.
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attire for the ugly sweater run. from tutus to onsies, folks proudly displayed their christmas worst! now. they're not ugly. they're just cool. sera: you can find actual kits to make an ugly sweater. doug: crazy. sera: admission to a boston area museum can cost $15 to $25. doug: but chronicle's ted reinstein says put away the wallet. he's found a way to get in for free. director: we charge admission, most of us, because we have to. ted: the director of the m.i.t. museum where admission the last sunday of every month doesn't cost a penny. director: i think that's appreciated by folks in the community who would like to come. we always see a good crowd that day. it's a big thing. ted: on the campus of the top-notch science and technology school, the m.i.t. museum offers a glimpse of creations by some of the world's greatest minds. director: we have a arm where the hands and the fingers move robotically. that was a student project here
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ted: several boston-area museums offer a free glimpse of art from good to bad. that's right. bad. somerville's museum of bad art is open to anyone with a movie ticket from the somerville theater. and museum's gallery at the brookline interactive group is always free. the museum of fine art is free every wednesday after 4:00 p.m. the m.f.a. also hosts free open house days on martin luther king day, memorial day, and several other times throughout the year. visitors can view more than 2,500 pieces of art at the isabella stewart gardner museum for free on their birthday. admission always free for one group of people-- anyone with the name isabella. sera: monday on "chronicle." a doctor dancing for somebody else's supper. an iron man ice cream man.
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american revolution. a master of knuckle push-ups and a mysterious herd of horses. ted reinstein tells us more. "who knew?" on "chronicle" at 7:30. doug: as you were reading that, businesses hoping to get a boost from holiday shoppers today. but be careful where you park. sera: the crackdown at malls as police try to make sure handicapped spots aren't being abused. doug: and the community in medway remembering a teen killed in a crash. how a group of parents plan to honor the athlete killed in a car crash. sera: this is a live look at worcester this morning. a great day for anyone who runs and wants to get out there. just layer up this morning. we'll have more on that coming up in catch holiday-cookie cheer on the tip of your tongue with dunkin' donuts' holiday- cookie-flavored coffees. after 12:00 p.m., enjoy any medium latte or macchiato for $1.99.
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"eyeopener." morning. good morning, everyone. antoinette. doug: and i'm doug meehan. it's sunday, december 20. i'm glad to be joining the sunday morning. let me just repeat. it's the 20th of december, danielle. where is the cold and the snow? danielle: wishful thinking right now. we're not getting any snow in this forecast at least. but we do have the cold around at least for this morning. but big changes are coming this week. we're going to warm up to near record highs by christmas eve. right now 36 boston. it's 30 in worcester. 39 on nantucket. so it's a chilly one. plus you have to factor in those winds sustained at mr. 20 miles an hour now in worcester. up to about 10 miles an hour now in springfield. it makes it feel more like 18 right now in worcester. like 29 in boston. and like 30 on nantucket. so remember that's that wind
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now through the afternoon, these winds will back down. and that should help make it feel a little better outside at least through the afternoon. plus we're going to have a lot of sunshine. you can thank high pressure for all of that. however, we're tracking a warm front, area of low pressure. going to bring us some much-needed rain and warmer temperatures. i'll have the timeline ahead. doug? doug: danielle, thank you. breaking news. a bomb scare has forced an air france flight headed to paris to land in kenya.
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device was found in plane's bathroom. that plane did land safely in ken i can't and everyone was evacuated. sera: we have more on the intense investigation happening right now. reporter: it was air france flight 463, a fully loaded boeing triple 7 headed for paris overnight when it was forced to make an emergency landing in mombasa, ken i can't, after a crew found a suspected bomb on board. >> something wrong. it could be like a bomb, something like that. reporter: shortly after midnight 459 passengers and 14 crew members were evacuated by the plane's emergency slide and then whisked away to a nearby hotel. where this morning kenyan officials say several pass earningers are questioned. investigators are zeroing in on two passengers who appeared suspicious. military bomb experts have retrieved the device according to lis taking it it away for dismantling and are determining whether the components contained explosives. >> if this device was found three-and-a-half hours into the flight it's likely that somebody on board that aircraft placed it in the lavatory. this will allow police to thoroughly screen the passenger manifest and question everybody on board. reporter: a frightening incident for shaken parisiennes and for aviation officials still on edge after isis fighters claimed credit for detonating a bomb on board a russian air flight over egypt in october. >> these third world airports continue to be attractive to terrorists because it's much easier to get a bomb or get a
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third world airport or a smaller airport than it is in say a larger flight like paris or new york. sera: breaking news in hall. flames tear through two neighboring homes on bay street. firefighters from several communites worked to put out the flames. everyone inside did manage to make it out safely. as you can see, the damage is extensive. doug: we are learning more this morning about a deadly shooting in roxbury. police have identified the victim as a teenager. 17-year-old d'andre king-settles died after being shot on annunciation road on friday. the shooting took place around 4:00 p.m. anyone with information is asked to contact the boston police. sera: the search will resume later this morning for this missing rockport woman. 56-year-old susan nilsson was last seen early saturday morning. police say they found her belongings on the dock and in the water near gloucester marine railways. the coast guard searched by air and sea yesterday. it is believed she may be walking near the marine railways
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doug: three people recovering this morning after being seriously hurt in this head-on crash in saugus. two cars collided around midnight friday, near the intersection of hamilton and seville streets. police say a 19-year-old driver initially took off from the scene. he will be summonsed to court at a later date. two passengers in his car were hurt. the driver of the second car was seriously hurt. sera: osha investigators expected today at a new hampshire auto shop where an explosion took a man's life. it happened saturday morning at sears auto shop in salem. an employee, 22-year-old justin almon, was in the process of filling a large truck tire on an industrial tire changer when it blew up. he suffered severe head injuries and later died. >> the inflation may have been a little too much, what the rim of the tire could handle. but that's pretty much all we know at this point. sera: a customer was also hurt. this morning he's being treated at a boston hospital for serious
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doug: a warning involving carbon monoxide for people in keene, new hampshire. liberty utilities customers are being warned about the possibility of elevated levels in their homes after an outage at a plant. that outage led to operational issues. three people were taken to local hospitals with symptoms. those within a two-mile radius of main street are urged to open their windows and check on their neighbors. sera: the democrats meet in their only new hampshire debate before the first-in-the-nation primary with high stakes, some direct challenges. candidates bernie sanders and hillary clinton quickly defusing their fight over stolen voter information. doug: but plenty of tough back-and-forth on foreign policy and economic issues. newscenter 5's reid lamberty was there. sanders: i apologize. reid: the night started with a mea culpa. sanders: this is not the type of campaign that we run. reid: bernie sanders acknowledged a former staffer exploited a computer glitch and stole hillary clinton's confidential voter files.
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that comment, bernie. it really is important that we go forward. reid: with the data breach controversy quickly dispatched, the candidates segwayed to terrorism with sanders and clinton sparring over regime change in syria. sanders: secretary clinton is too much into regime change and a little bit too aggressive without knowing what the unintended consequences might be. clinton: with all due respect, senator, you voted for regime change with respect to libya. reid: candidates also brawled over gun control, each with differing views. maryland governor martin o'malley calling his opponents flip-floppers. o'malley: we need common sense. sanders: let's calm down a little bit, martin. clinton: let's tell the truth, martin. reid: where they all agreed, their sharp criticism for republican frontrunner donald trump. clinton: he is becoming isis's best recruiter. o'malley: especially from someone as untried and as incompetent as donald trump. reid: political analysts saying
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foreign policy tonight because of a bigger picture and an eye on the general election. but they say don't overlook bernie sanders. it's a dog fight here in new hampshire. the primary here is 50 days away. in manchester, new hampshire, i'm reid lamberty, wcvb, newscenter 5. doug: g.o.p. candidates also on the campaign trail this weekend in new hampshire. new jersey governor chris christie is among them. he and his family greeted supporters in manchester and exeter yesterday. christie focused most of his attention on national security, touting himself as a tested, seasoned leader. he also pointed to his upward movement in the latest polls saying that his momentum will only continue to grow. chris christie: we have been here more than any other candidate. we have spent more time in new hampshire meeting people, recruiting volunteers, and i think you are seeing the results of that. doug: in the latest wmur-cnn poll, christie has advanced to the third spot. donald trump continues to hold a
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off my chest. donald trump is a jerk. doug: jeb bush is continuing his attacks on trump, slamming the front-runner during a town hall in contoocook. when asked if he would support trump if he's the nominee, bush said he intends to be the nominee, adding new hampshire voters take their job seriously. on the trail in new hampshire today-- ohio governor john kasich and dr. ben carson. kasich will attend events in manchester, portsmouth, and rochester between today and tomorrow. carson will make five stops, including town hall meetings at keene state college and nashua community college along with a national security forum. sera: a group of medway parents is calling for a high school sports field to be named in honor of an athlete killed in a car crash. 17-year-old maddie lamson was killed when her car hit a tree in franklin this fall. she was a beloved senior and three-sport athlete. three fathers recently submitted a petition to the school committee to get a field named
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committee will discuss it at their next meeting in january. doug: about four hours to kick-off. tom brady remains questionable for today's game against the titans, but sportscenter 5 is hearing he will likely play. sportscenter 5 is hearing the q.b. is feeling better. an illness forced him to miss practice friday. brady was sent home early, but again all indications to this point are that brady will play today. the patriots will also add a running back to their roster this afternoon. ahead in sports, bill belichick talks about that. it's the last weekend before christmas-- oh, my, i have a headache-- and that means also a parking crunch at the shopping mall. sera: what police are doing to make sure handicapped parking is being used properly. doug: opening weekend for star wars. have you heard? the movie shattering records at the box office. and the one country where fans will not be seeing it anytime soon. danielle: cold today, but you can expect something very different for christmas.
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sera: a parking crackdown right now across massachusetts. police targeting drivers who park illegally in handicapped spots. doug: the move coming on one of the busiest holiday shopping weekends. newscenter 5's juli mcdonald shows us what officers are doing. >> can i take a look at your placard, please, real quick. juli: burlington police officers are working to make sure holiday shoppers parked in handicapped spots really need to be there. officer: this one expired september 28 of 2015, so i'll grab my ticket book and put a ticket on this one. juli: they've been patrolling the mall parking lot every weekend since black friday and have handed out $200 citations to more than 130 drivers for old placards or no placards at all. drivers using someone else's handicapped placard gets slapped with a civil violation. officer: this violation is a misuse violation so it carries with it a fine that is $505 along with the parking ticket that is $200. there's also the potential loss of license. juli: sergeant mcdonough delivered one misuse citation in
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the woman was parked in a handicapped spot using her husband's placard. officer: if he's here, it's okay to be parking here; but if he's not, obviously that's an issue. >> no, he is. juli: she claimed he was in the mall with their daughter. sergeant mcdonough asked for his cell number to find out. officer: you are? where is home? so you're not at the burlington mall. juli: robert scott has an valid placard. he told newscenter 5 it's discouraging that able-bodied drivers take a spot he really needs. robert scott: this time of year parking is so tough they'll just grab any spot they can. they could care less about somebody that needs it. they're selfish. juli: sergeant mcdonough says they don't anticipate this problem going away even as the holiday shopping season winds down. they conducted this same patrol in march and actually issued even more citations during a random spring weekend. he said on the bright side though, they have noticed a decline in thefts and shoplifting, other crimes, and they attribute that to their increased police presence. in burlington, juli mcdonald, wcvb, newscenter 5.
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danielle vollmar. doug: we have a heart breaking story to tell you right now. breaking news out of westport. officials say that a four-year-old was killed in a fire last night on mount pleasant street. firefighters say when they arrive od the scene, the home was engulfed in heavy fire on both floors. that four-year-old was found in his second floor bedroom. these others were able to escape, two of them taken to hospital with burns. the state fire marshal's office is investigating the fire. >> now your storm team 5 forecast with meterologist danielle vollmar. sera: danielle, our warm temperatures kind of disappeared this weekend. danielle: it felt more like december. right. but big changes coming for the holiday. how about flirting with record high temperatures on christmas eve? 60 degrees. i'm taking a on-line poll. right now half of you are loving it. half of you are not liking it. that's okay because remember we still have a lot more winter to go through. in terms of my forecast for christmas eve, i'm forecasting
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boston. the records are actually 59 in worcester and 61 in boston. so if this were to happen, we would have new record high temperatures set. now this morning we started out around 27 in worcester and 31 in boston. be haven't been this cold since december 1. we should be around 27 degrees in the morning in boston so still running above average but i notice a lot of us who have been spoiled all december long, it's cold and sunny today. you can see that live shot behind me. a mild holiday week on tap and many chances for rainl. we could really use that rain especially here in boston where we're down over ten inches for the year. so starting out this morning, the mid 30's in most locations. the low 30's in worcester. keene 32 in orange. even 32 degrees right now in portsmouth. we have bretty strong winds today. not as strong as yesterday but still anywhere from 10 to about 20 miles an hour sustained in
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and that's making it feel even colder so it feels more like 18 degrees in worcester. that's why i'm saying if you're headed out first thing, maybe to do some last-minute shopping bundle up, layer up. if you're headed out to the pats' game today, it's going to feel like the 0's pretty much layer up. upper 30's in boston. shore. for highs today. lots of sunshine out there. and the winds will begin to back down at least this afternoon. making it feel a lot better than yesterday afternoon. now tonight temperatures drop into the 20's and 30's. we're going to see increasing clouds. we're also going to notice those winds start to pick up as we head towards tomorrow. the good thing with this, those winds are warming winds out of the south and west. you're going to notice a difference when you step outside the door. high pressure building in for today. lots of sunshine for today. and here comes this warm front area of low pressure that is going to bring in milder conditions.
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low to mid 50's in and around boston, the south shore and the cape. it will be mostly cloudy and very windy. in fact, there may even be a wind advisory issued. what happens is this warm front lifts through the region. we're going to see a lot more clouds through the afternoon. maybe one or two showers. although best bet is really northern new england. but it is really mild out there for your monday so enjoy it. it's also very breezy. then we watch this cold front come through on tuesday. it looks like tuesday morning is dry. it's really tuesday afternoon where we could see some showers into the evening. and then rain chances go up as we head towards even wednesday and thursday. they turn to a higher amount because we're going to watch another system come through on wednesday. it looks like wednesday night, the best bet of seeing the rain that's associated with this warm front that will lift through overnight. it's also going to bring in a lot warmer air for thursday which is christmas eve. then that cold front comes through on christmas eve and
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say, into the mid 50's for christmas day. we'll take that. doug and sera. sera: what a i don't i don't ride. the time now is 9:19. more stories happening right now. doug: police are investigating what sparked this fiery scene in hurst, texas. this was the aftermath of a fuel truck explosion. burning fuel ran down both sides of the highway saturday and into the median. the highway closed for hours. the driver was killed. the fuel truck was the only vehicle involved in the crash. a hotel was evacuated for a time. sera: the f.b.i. is investigating a major security breach at computer company, juniper networks. the u.s. defense department, justice department, treasury, and several big companies rely on juniper networks' products. classified information could be affected. the breach is believed to be the work of a foreign government because of the sophistication involved. doug: how is your weekend going? the new star wars movie is "the force awakens" already took
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million for opening day on friday and $250 million globally. that number blasted the previous record held by the final harry potter movie. the film is playing in over 4,000 theaters in the u.s., the widest december release ever. disney projects the movie will rake in around $220 million for the weekend. sera: star wars fans in china will now have to wait until next month to see "the force awakens." the reason is unclear, but china's government has chosen to hold the release date until 2016. some have speculated the nation may have already filled their foreign film quota for the year, pushing the star wars release into next year. the film hits chinese theaters january 9. >> now sportscenter 5 with bob halloran. bob: well, there's snow white christmas for us here in new england this year. tom brady who was sneezy, sleepy, grumpy, and maybe a little dopey on friday is happy today. and so is never bashful rob
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titans. julian edelman-- still needing to confer with a doc-- will miss his fifth straight game. santa is not is only one with a lot of sacks this year. the patriots have 42. that's good for second most behind only denver. their 42 sacks three fewer than the bills and dolphins combined. it puts the patriots on the pace for 52 which would be more than any other bill belichick team in the entire history of bill belichick. here's bill belichick. coach: honestly, i don't even pay that much attention to them. i'm happy when they hit the quarterback. i'm happy when we tackle him. don't get me wrong. that's all part of it, you know. a lot of other things that are going on too. when we score a touchdown, that's great. and the guy who scored it. that's great. but there are a lot of other components that lead to that that are important as well. i don't think you want to overlook those. bob: we'll have highlights and
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have a great day. sera: still ahead this morning. local police are paying it forward. doug: their special gift for a rhode island girl who fell victim to a theft and what she
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danielle: welcome back. vollmar. well, the pats are taking on the tennessee titans at 1:00 today. if you're headed to gillette, i'm jealous of you. the temperatures will be warming up to the upper 30's but feeling
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so make sure you bundle up and, hey, go, pats! 1:00 game. in terms of the month of december, it has been a warm run. we're running about 10 degrees above normal. and this trend is going to continue as we head through this all-important holiday week. so monday 52 degrees. by tuesday up to 55 degrees. by wednesday at 53. we should be around 40 degrees. christmas eve though, we could be temperatures in the low 60's. doug and sera. doug: thank you, danielle. paying it forward this holiday season after a bike is stolen from a young rhode island girl. sera: police are now trying to make sure she has a christmas to remember. 10-year-old mayra feliz says she chased a teenage boy down the street after she saw him taking her bike. when police came to write up the report, they realized it would be nearly impossible to track the thief down. so instead they pooled their money together and bought mayra a brand-new bicycle. mayra: i never had nobody do that to me. and this is my first time having
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me. if i would do that for somebody and see the smile on their face, i would think i'm proud of myself. sera: mayra now plans to find a way to pay it forward to someone else. doug: amazing she's thinking of somebody else and not just herself. sera: a great lesson learned doug: still to come on the eyeopener this morning. a-plus takes us to leicester high school. sera: we'll introduce you to a student who is not letting an unstable home life hold her back from succeeding. and animal cruelty charges on the south coast. what police found when they went to a home in new bedford. doug: we're heading outside by the expressway. still a little chilly out there. if you're running around at the last-minute shopping, get on it. time is running out. but the temperature s are going to be warming up.
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>> now on newscenter 5's "eyeopener." danielle: cold today but we could be close to breaking some records this week.
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and when we could see some more rain. sera: a new bedford man under arrest accused of animal hoarding. what led police to the suspect, and the filth they found when they arrived at this home. doug: this man arrested for robbing a brewster grocery store may be a repeat offender. his possible ties to multiple armed robberies under investigation right now. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning! this is newscenter 5's "eyeopener." sera: good morning, everyone. antoinette. doug: and i'm doug meehan continuing the first weekend here on the "eyeopener." having fun. sera: how does it feel. doug: feels real good. you and danielle, you welcome me with warm weather earlier in the week. danielle: now we're a little cool. doug: a little reminder that it's december. danielle: we're back into the warm weather. you, buddy. forever. danielle: this is winter, folks. meteorological winter started
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start until tomorrow actually. so we still have three more months to go, folks. 36 degrees right now, boston. 30 worcester. 35 degrees along the south shore in taunton. and as we go through the next 12 hours, we are going to see a lot of sunshine this afternoon. temperatures should rebound into the upper 30's and low 40's. those winds will begin to back down just a touch making it feel a little better outside later today. right now we have wind gusts though at 28 miles an hour on nantucket. so pretty strong winds still this morning. but as we go through the next 12 hours, they should back off. that should make you feel a little better outside. still feeling like the low 30's in boston. we have high pressure dominating our weather, giving us a lot of sunshine today. but we are watching this warm front area of low pressure you see here. this is going to bring in clouds and chances for showers and much warmer weather. i'll have the complete timeline coming up. doug. doug: danielle, we have breaking
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morning. officials say that a four-year-old was killed in a fire last night on mount pleasant street. firefighters say when they arrived on the scene the home both floors. that four-year-old was found in his second-floor bedroom. escape. two of them taken to hospitals with burns. the state fire marshal's office is investigating that fire. sera: and in hug, flames tear through two neighboring homes on bay street. firefighters from several communites worked to put out the flames. everyone inside did manage to make it out safely. as you can see the damage is extensive. breaking news off the top this morning. an air france flight is forced to make an emergency landing due to a bomb scare. sera: the pilots aboard flight 463 requested the emergency landing after a suspicious device was found in the plane's bathroom. the plane had taken off from an island in the indian ocean. it did land safely in mombasa, and everyone was evacuated. a kenyan official says six
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right now. doug: also happening right now police are investigating this head-on crash in saugus. three people were hurt. police say one of the drivers, a teen, initially took off but was later found. sera: the search continues this morning for this missing rockport woman. 56-year-old susan nilsson was last seen early saturday morning. police say they found her belongings on the dock and in the water near gloucester marine railways. doug: boston police say a teenager was the victim in a deadly shooting friday in roxbury. 17-year-old d'andre king-settles died after being shot on annunciation road on friday. anyone with information is asked to contact the boston police. a boston public school student is facing charges after police say he brought a replica gun to class. police arrested the teenager on friday after recovering this fake gun from a toilet tank in a bathroom. they say several students reported seeing the suspect with the gun. the student, whose name has not
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charges. sera: the suspect arrested in an armed robbery in brewster now being eyed in more than a dozen armed robberies in several states. michael sletzinger was arrested last week for the crime at brewster farms country market. "the globe" reports police later learned the f.b.i. was searching for a serial robber who fit his description and technique. right now, he's being held without bail and will be back in court tomorrow for a dangerousness hearing. a new bedford home leads to animal cruelty charges. police finding dead animals and skeletal remains on the property. police also removing malnourished dogs and cats from the home. our frank holland has the story from new bedford. frank: 43-year-old danny santos arrested and charged with nine counts of animal cruelty. neighbor: i really am surprised that something like that happened. frank: new bedford police describe a disgusting scene inside of his home on green street. two dead cats along with several malnourished dogs were found inside, and police say feces was
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neighbor: that's disturbing. it's awful to know that these animals that have absolutely no way of literally supporting themselves, that people are just-- they could care less. frank: behind this chain link fence police say they found the remains of seven dead chickens and three dead rabbits. eight living animals-- seven dogs and one cat-- also removed from the home. police came to the house around 3:00 on saturday morning while investigating an unrelated hit-and-run. when police approached the home, they heard dogs barking and saw what was apparently a house of squalor. neighbor: as far as i'm concerned, it never was a problem with too many animals. frank: next door neighbor teddy morse-ramos describes santos as a long-time friend. teddy: he did have a lot of animals, pets. frank: morse-ramos saw the animals in cages but never witnessed the type of abuse his neighbor is now accused of. teddy: i can't believe that. he always seemed like a nice, sensible guy, a warm-hearted guy. frank: police say this is an ongoing investigation; and
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inside of that house, the person arrested could face additional charges. here in new bedford, frank holland, wcvb, newscenter 5. sera: boston mayor marty walsh has once again set an annual record for fundraising. the first-term mayor has raised $1.75 million so far this year. "the herald" reports that's a new record for annual campaign donations for an incumbent mayor and tops the $1.6 million he took in last year. the mayor will not face re-election for two more years. governor baker has launched a $30 million residential solar loan program. it will help continue the expansion of the renewable power source in massachusetts. the governor expects the program to deliver approximately $100 million in savings for residents who take advantage of it. doug: a key question for the new casino slated for everett is alcohol. by law, last call is 1:00 a.m. robert desalvio, president of wynn everett, says that issue is under discussion. desalvio: there are communities that may not want it for
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kinds of things; but you think about the way that the greater boston area is changing-- international tourism, people expect to be out later-- so i think there should be some consideration given. but i think this will be through an effort by the legislature and then ultimately in our case at the local level in the city of everett. janet: you are going to be a part of that fight. desalvio: we'll be a part of that discussion, absolutely. doug: catch "on the record" this morning at 11:00 right here on channel 5 followed by "matter of fact" with fernando espuelas. this week's guest is democratic caucus chair xavier beccera. still ahead, a bizarre appearance from a troubled former c.e.o. sera: the latest misstep by the man now called the most hated in america. doug: she's a young woman who's had a difficult home life. but that's not keeping her from being a success at school. you'll meet this week's a-plus just ahead on the eyeopener. danielle: winter makes an appearance today but it's not
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doug: time right now is 9:41. a los angeles police officer fatally shoots a suspect inside an e.r. when the man reached for his gun. the suspect was being treated after a vicious attack on two other officers.
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tried to subdue the man with a stun gun, but it did not work. sera: police in wisconsin are searching for the suspect in a mall shooting. investigators say the violence followed a dispute between a group of young men. a 19-year-old was hurt. the gunfire sent holiday shoppers running to safety. doug: a massive amount of cocaine shipped from massachusetts is seized by authorities in new york city. police and federal agents made the bust in the bronx last week. you see it here-- 136 pounds of cocaine pressed in brick-shaped packages marked with brand names. the drugs seized are worth an estimated $3 million. two men from puerto rico were arrested. they are believed to be part of a major drug trafficking network. sera: a bizarre appearance from the man some are calling the most hated in america. martin shkreli appeared on a youtube livestream friday, less than 24 hours after he was bailed out of jail for $5 million. the 32-year-old resigned as c.e.o. of turing pharmaceuticals, the company
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life-saving drug 5,000 percent. he was arrested thursday on fraud charges, unrelated to the pharmacy. but he didn't seem fazed during his livestream. he talked on the phone, strummed his guitar, and played internet games. >> i can't really talk about business or any allegations or anything like that. i can't answer any questions about that whatsoever. sera: shkreli has pleaded not guilty to frauding investors in a new company he tried to launch. he says the accusations are baseless. forecast with meterologist danielle vollmar. danielle: the big story is even though it feels like december today and it felt like it yesterday, tomorrow temperatures jump right back up into the upper 40's. on monday in worcester and low 50's in boston. so we're warming things up, and that is the trend throughout the workweek and into the holiday week. in fact, the mid 50's by tuesday. lower 50's on wednesday. look at.
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for our average high temperature. so we will take the december warmth. wicked be near record highs for christmas eve. more about that in just a second. look over boston right now. a gorgeous shot. a lot of sunshine today. you can thank high pressure for that. but it's cold. 36 degrees especially with that wind. it's been out of the west at about 10-15. it makes it feel more like about 29 in boston. that's that wind chill value, what you dress for. the winds are anywhere from 10-20 right now. but as we go through the afternoon, they should back down , and that will allow it to not feel as cold as yesterday. but look at your high temperatures. upper 30's, low 40's for highs. with lots of sunshine. and tonight we're going to see more clouds. temperatures drop back into the 20's in the merrimack valley. upper 20's in worcester. low 30's in boston. low to mid 30's on parts of the south shore, the cape and the islands. so high pressure dominates our
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and then as we head towards tomorrow, we're going to watch this warm front. you see this area of low pressure here. this is our next big weather maker. what it's going to do is bring in clouds, bring in warmer air and bring in very strong winds. you're going to feel them tomorrow out of the south and west at 10-20 miles an hour sustained. gusts over 30. in fact, we could be talking about a potential wind advisory for the south shore, the cape and the islands but it's a warming wind so take a look. we're in the upper 40's in worcester. low 50's in boston and even the mid 50's down along parts of the south shore. now this warm front brings in clouds through the afternoon. maybe one or two showers. i think the best bet for the shower activity though is up in northern new england for tomorrow. you will expect windy conditions and warm conditions. once we get towards tuesday, watch what happens. we have a cold front coming across. and that means, i think, we will see more widespread shower activity everywhere tuesday
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that will knock temperatures back on wednesday slight slee cooler but still pretty mild for this time of year. we could really use that rain down over ten inches for the year now in boston. so rain chances on the way up wednesday as well as on thursday. for christmas eve. but we are drying out as we get towards christmas day. i do want to talk about that warm air in place on christmas eve. right now i'm forecasting to beat record temperatures and go to 61 in worcester and 63 in boston. if we do that, that would be new records. behind this, we turn a little for christmas. lots of sunshine. i can't believe we're talking about the holidays with high 50's. doug and sera. doug: danielle, that's a-plus right there. a-plus takes us to leicester high school and a young woman who lost her mom at age of six and moved from family member to family member. sera: but she isn't letting an unstable home life hold her back from succeeding. the eyeopener's antoinette
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murphy. molly: childhood is the period of life that is most taken advantage of. antoinette: molly murphy had to grow up quickly-- molly: the earth shook the day my mother's soul departed my life. antoinette: --losing her mother to cervical cancer. molly: accepting death at the age of six is not an easy task. antoinette: she describes the life-altering moment in her college essay; but before heading off to school next year, she's had to deal with life's challenges-- and not just those of any teenager-- removing herself from an unstable home when she was only in the eighth grade. molly: i felt very lost and alone, so i stayed with my friend brittany. her parents just let me stay there every night because they knew my situation and they didn't want a 14-year-old in that situation. mom: i didn't even ask him. it was just like i knew what was happening after a while. brittany: it was just a sleepover. dad: the longest sleepover ever. antoinette: as she found a new home with the belanger family,
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she continued to excel in school. molly: the only thing that i had really control of is how i did in school. antoinette: a senior at leicester high school, molly ranks 14th in her class. she's also in the national honor society, the class president, and consistently making honor roll, never letting life's obstacles get in the way of her success. kathy warnken: she did it without drawing attention to herself. as a matter of fact, i think most teachers here probably don't know her story. antoinette: that is one of many reasons molly murphy of leicester high school deserves this a plus. antoinette antonio, wcvb, newscenter 5. molly is hoping to get into syracuse university where she wants to major in social work so she can help kids like herself. do you know an exceptional student worthy of an a-plus? submit a nomination right now at wcvb.com.
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[ gasps ] oh no! look, the sky's awake! v v that. v was. epic! v[ bark ] sera: terrible breaking news out of westport this morning. officials say a four-year-old was killed in a fire last night on mount pleasant street. firefighters say when they arrived on scene, the home was
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floors. doug: the four-year-old was found in his second-floor bedroom. three others were able to escape, two of them taken to hospitals with burns. the state fire marshal's office is investigating the fire. in hull flames tear through two neighboring homes on bay street. firefighters from several communites worked to put out the flames. everyone inside did manage to make it out safely. as you can see the damage is extensive. just into the newsroom. the c.e.o. of air france says the device that forced a flight to be diverted to kenya this morning was a "false alarm." the suspicious device was found in the plane's bathroom aboard a flight headed to paris. it was described as a fake bomb. everyone was safely evacuated. sera: we're learning more this morning about a deadly shooting in roxbury. police have identified the victim. 17-year-old d'andre king-settles died after being shot on annunciation road on friday. the shooting took place around 4:00 p.m.
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to contact the boston police. doug: osha investigators expected today at a new hampshire auto shop where an explosion took a man's life. it happened saturday morning at sears auto shop in salem. an employee, 22-year old justin almon, was in the process of filling a large truck tire on an industrial tire changer when it blew up. he suffered severe head injuries and later died. a customer was also hurt. this morning he's being treated at a boston hospital for serious injuries. sera: the three democratic candidates for president joined together on the debate stage in new hampshire last night. right out of the gate, bernie sanders offered an apology concerning the dispute over a breach of hillary clinton's campaign voter database. clinton accepted, and the debate moved on to donald trump, foreign policy, and gun control. doug: the man who loaned a gun to the boston marathon bomnbers will be sentenced this week. stephen silva has pled guilty to drug and gun charges. during the marathon attack trial, he told the court he gave
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months before the bombings. prosecutors say the gun was later used to murder m.i.t. police officer sean collier days after the attack. sera: tom brady remains questionable for today's game against the titans, but sportscenter 5 is learning he will likely play. we are hearing the q.b. is feeling better. an illness forced him to miss practice friday. brady was sent home early, but again all indications to this point are that brady will play today. patriots nation, yeah! doug: a lot of practice outside. not a lot under the bubble because it's been so beautiful. danielle: it has been but today will be cold if you're headed to the game. i'll be watching it from inside. warmer in that location. 39 degrees at kick-off. feeling more like the low 30's. be aware of that. a little less wind later today though. a lot of sunshine. more clouds tomorrow. it will be windy but it's a southwest wind so it's very mild. low 50's.
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good chances for afternoon showers as we head towards wednesday. we're going to see heavier rain come in wednesday night into thursday. that's associated with a warm front and cold front that's also going to bring in much warmer air for christmas eve. we're talking record-breaking warmth potentially. looks that way at least right now. 63 degrees on christmas eve. and 64 on christmas day. still not that bad. sera: that will be a great day. you can go out for a walk after your big meal. doug: i'm thinking about the ice sculptures for first night. will it be cold enough for those at all. danielle: it looks like it may get colder closer to that time. doug: thank you very much for joining us on this sunday morning. george stephanapolous "this week" is next. sera: happy sunday, everyone. >> this is an editorial by wcvb-tv channel 5 president and general manager bill fine. bill fine: in just the few weeks since governor baker's pledge of much better service on the mbta, substantial problems are piling up.
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with more limited seats than contracted for; a runaway train barreled down the red line; also, what looms as a mistake in our mind, the elimination of late night "t" service; and on top of all those issues, some expansion plans are being scrapped, changed, or potentially eliminated altogether. even a lack of snow can't help stem the tide of bad news. all of this indicates commuters are unlikely to see a well oiled, much-improved operation in the months ahead. we remain hopeful; but as we have said before, hope is not a strategy. the governor may take a hit on "t" issues, but he deserves more cooperation from the legislature and the medical community on his plans to deal with the opioid crisis. a public service campaign begun last summer has substantially increased awareness of the staggering extent of the problem, but the surge of abuse has not diminished. baker's plan to limit initial prescriptions of opioids to just a 72-hour supply for new patients is one of many ideas worthy of discussion.
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lawmakers and doctors was unfavorable to that drastic step. but surely there is a middle ground between 72 hours and the frequent over-prescription of 30 to 90 days' worth of pills-- medication that often goes unused and is a potential source of supply for addicts whose growing number includes those patients baker is seeking to protect. the governor has signaled a strong willingness to discuss his proposal with all stakeholders and has an open mind to a mutually agreeable solution. he shouldn't be left hanging. this ongoing and still growing crisis demands forceful and imaginative action. >> honored as the nation's best
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